Dr. Bryant Boutwell

Bryant Boutwell, DrPH

Dr. Bryant Boutwell has served the institutions of Houston's Texas Medical Center for more than three decades and currently holds The John P. McGovern, M.D., Professorship in Oslerian Medicine at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His teaching interests include medical communications, history, ethics, and humnanities. A former news journalist, he has written award-winning newspaper columns, radio programs, and videotape presentations, including scripts narrated by Walter Cronkite. In 2000, he published a history of UTHealth and the Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Boutwell earned a B.A. in Journalism and B.S. in Biology from The University of Texas, and an M.P.H. and Dr.P.H. from UTHealth School of Public Health. At UTHealth, he has served as Associate Dean of Community Affairs and Professional Education, and oversaw the successful reaccreditation of the institution's six professional schools. Prior to joining UTHealth, he worked at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center as Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs.